The way we communicate can be affected by our personality type. Some people are more verbal than others. Some are great at expressing and describing their emotions and feelings, some of us are not. Some people speak their opinions confidently and others struggle to give voice to their opinions. There is no right or wrong way to communicate, but each of us may have different strengths and struggles based on our Enneagram Type.
These graphics were created to help you understand and communicate better with your friends, coworkers or loved ones, based on their Enneagram Type. Read each ones as if the wrote the one for their Type as a cheat sheet for you as to how to best communicate with them.
Enneagram Type 1 – The Idealist
Type Ones are practical, honest and reliable. Their communication style reflects these traits, too.
Enneagram Type 2 – The Giver
Enneagram Type 2s are helpful, loving and caring. Keep these traits in mind with communicating with them.
Enneagram Type 3 – The Performer
Enneagram Type 3s are efficient, achieving and task oriented. Their communication style is also this way.
Enneagram Type 4 – The Romantic
Type 4s are daydreamers who are very attuned to their feeling and emotions. Let them express them when they would like to.
Enneagram Type 5 – The Observer
Type 5s tend to be quiet, introverted and intellectual. They feel most at home observing over participating.
Enneagram Type 6 – The Supporter
Type 6s are loyal supporters, but they also tend to worry and engage in worst case scenario thinking.
Enneagram Type 7 – The Adventurer
Type 7s are joyful, optimistic and spontaneous. They will also communicate in this manner, too.
Enneagram Type 8 – The Protector
Type 8s usually have little trouble asserting their thoughts and needs when they communicate. Here are some other tips for communicating with them:
Enneagram Type 9 – The Mediator
Type 9s often need to be encouraged to speak their mind. But once they do start to give their opinion, please do not interrupt them.
Let us know in the comments if you would add anything for your Enneagram Type